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Gaming Surveillance Officer and Gaming Investigators Salary Information

The salary statistics of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Gaming Surveillance Officer and Gaming Investigators Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,010
25th Percentile Wage
$27,080
50th Percentile Wage
$33,260
75th Percentile Wage
$42,220
90th Percentile Wage
$54,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators is $54,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,010. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 136% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$33,260
1.89% 10.97%
2016
$32,630
4.47% -
2015
$31,170
4.27% -
2014
$29,840
1.34% -
2013
$29,440
-0.58% -
2012
$29,610
- -

Table 2. Gaming Surveillance Officer and Gaming Investigators Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $44,320. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $21,260).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,320
Accommodation and Food Services
$34,650
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,070
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,410
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,260

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators by States

From the above tables we note that not only gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,510 to $48,740. The highest paying state for gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators is Ohio with a median annual salary of $48,740. The lowest paying state is Texas with a median annual salary of $18,510. For more salary information of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Ohio
$48,740
Pennsylvania
$46,450
Indiana
$41,620
Nevada
$38,250
Connecticut
$37,660
Maryland
$35,820
Mississippi
$35,360
Minnesota
$34,700
Georgia
$34,400
California
$33,920
Illinois
$33,880
Delaware
$33,630
Colorado
$33,610
New Jersey
$33,250
Arizona
$33,200
Missouri
$33,070
Michigan
$32,510
New York
$32,320
Florida
$31,100
Louisiana
$31,050
Kansas
$30,720
Iowa
$30,450
Washington
$30,210
Oregon
$29,690
Idaho
$29,510
Wisconsin
$29,480
North Dakota
$29,470
New Mexico
$28,940
South Dakota
$28,880
West Virginia
$28,560
Oklahoma
$28,040
Alabama
$26,120
Montana
$24,890
Puerto Rico
$19,340
Texas
$18,510



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